Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
In September 2019, UNU-WIDER is launching its inaugural Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
Research and policy briefs
Evidence-based policymaking is crucial. Use our publications search to browse nearly 200 briefs which highlight the findings and policy implications of our research.
47 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
SeminarRavi Pendakur on the impact of federal modern agreements on income inequality in Indigenous communities
SeminarOded Stark on repercussions of negatively selective migration for the behavior of non-migrants when preferences are social
SeminarInmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso on gender gap and firm performance in developing countries
SeminarMazhar Waseem on pecuniary and non-pecuniary motivations for tax compliance: evidence from Pakistan
SeminarPhilippe De Vreyer and François Roubaud on the informal economy in developing countries: measurement issues and economic challenges
SeminarSimone Bertoli on co-residence patterns of the individuals left behind by the migrants and their analytical implications: evidence from Mexico
SeminarOlivier Bargain on intra-household allocation and individual poverty
SeminarSanjay Reddy on the UN Development System
Sanjay Reddy presented at UNU-WIDER on Wednesday 23 June. Abstract – The UN’s Development Function: Time for Renewal The United Nations’ development function is vital to its purpose. Although the UN has many outstanding development...
SeminarCharles Gore on Inequality Reduction as a Global Goal: The Nature and Logic of SDG 10
Charles Gore presented at the WIDER Seminar Series on 19 June 2019. Abstract – Inequality Reduction as a Global Goal: The Nature and Logic of SDG 10 Presentation slides An important feature of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed as...
SeminarAmina Ebrahim on can a wage subsidy system help reduce 50 per cent youth unemployment? Evidence from South Africa
SeminarShreshti Rawat on inequality of opportunity: informal sector estimates for India and policy implications
Shreshti Rawat will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 4 June 2019. Abstract – Inequality of opportunity: informal sector estimates for India and policy implications The persistence of a large informal sector in India has been a matter of...